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KO Websites Launches New WordPress Website for Matson, the Pacific’s Leading Shipping Company

  (December 21, 2017)
KO Websites Launches New WordPress Website for Matson, the Pacific’s Leading Shipping Company

KO Websites has completed a new WordPress website for Matson Navigation, Truck, Rail & Logistics. As the Pacific's leading shipping company, Matson has a responsibility to provide a high quality website that serves their customers with a wide range of features. To achieve that, Matson teamed up with KO-Websites to create a brand new mobile-responsive website that makes working with Matson easy for their clients: Attractive, easy to navigate, and simple to update.

“We need to help our clients stay ahead of their customers' digital communication needs," said Ken O'Donnell, CEO of KO Websites. “Using the new website design and tools, Matson can respond quickly and answer questions and resolve issues in real time."

O'Donnell noted that Matson selected KO Websites as their website design and development vendor for three reasons: “We have a reliable reputation. We are local and can work closely with them. And, we share a passion for transportation and have great familiarity with the Pacific ocean region."

The launch of Matson's new website makes information more easily accessible to mobile users, allowing them to quickly navigate the site's 240+ pages. KO Websites has meticulously designed each page to be user friendly, using a range of plugins and features available to WordPress website designers, as well as incorporating some custom designed Matson IT plugins.

Matson has two distinct divisions: Shipping and Logistics. Matson Logistics and Matson Shipping divisions now each have their own separate menus to allow for easy navigation to pages related to each side of the business. KO Website's solution integrates these two separate divisions of Matson's business into the new website to make it easy for site users to find the information they need as efficiently as possible.

Matson also requested an interactive shipping route map. KO Websites combined different plug-ins to create a new map with clickable routes that the carriers take to reach their destinations, and also clickable port icons to provide links to information about the regional ports.

Unique features of the newly redesigned, mobile-friendly website include:

Ocean shipment tracking
Access to investor relations information
Various tools for online orders and communications
Estimated pricing
Free mobile app downloads
Online cameras that present live updates on gate activity at ports they serve
Interactive maps which provide links to pertinent pages containing port and route information

“Matson's new mobile-friendly WordPress website from KO Websites delivers the desired appearance, ease of navigation, and incorporation of all the tools and information that Matson's shipping and logistics clients needed and wanted from the website redesign," concludes Wagner.

About Matson Inc.

Matson is one of the leading U.S. transportation carriers in the Pacific, providing services to Hawaii, Alaska, Guam, Micronesia, China and the South Pacific. In addition, Matson Logistics is also one of the top logistics providers within the United States, offering customers domestic and international rail, intermodal services, long haul and regional highway brokerage, supply chain services, and much more. Find more information about Matson at

About KO Websites, Inc.

KO Websites is an award winning full service website design and hosting company based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Additionally, KO Websites offers full service digital marketing services, including social media marketing through their sister brand The company specializes in custom, mobile responsive, WordPress web design, search engine optimization (SEO), search engine marketing (SEM), PPC Adwords, social media marketing, social media advertising, and video marketing.

For more information, please visit KO Websites.

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